Recipes

Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Fresh Basil & Olives

Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Fresh Basil & Olives

Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Fresh Basil and Olives Yield: 8 Servings Ingredients: 1 loaf whole wheat French bread, sliced 1 clove garlic, skin removed 8 roma tomatoes, diced 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese, saving some for garnish ½ cup sliced black olives, drained 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon olive(…)

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with Shrimp and Spicy Dipping Sauce

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with Shrimp and Spicy Dipping Sauce

Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: 2 ounces rice vermicelli 8 rice wrappers (8.5-inch diameter) 8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half ¼ cup fresh Thai basil leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves 8 fresh thyme sprigs (optional) 1 small red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and sliced ½(…)

Kiwi Crepes with Rich Chocolate Drizzle

Kiwi Crepes with Rich Chocolate Drizzle

Yield: 6 Servings Ingredients: 4 kiwis, peeled and sliced ¼ cup sugar Crepes: 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter, melted and divided Chocolate Sauce: 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 ounces semisweet baking chocolate, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon grated semisweet(…)

Rich Meat Lasagna with Herbed Tomato Sauce

Rich Meat Lasagna with Herbed Tomato Sauce

Rich Meat Lasagna with Herbed Tomato Sauce Yield: 12 Servings Ingredients: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 pound sweet or spicy Italian sausage 3/4 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 (6-ounce) cans tomato paste 2 (6.5-ounce) cans tomato sauce 1 cup water 2 tablespoons(…)